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Microsoft’s AI-Powered Event #1693
September 21, 2023

Todays top story focuses on Microsofts latest fall hardware event, where the spotlight wasnt just on new consumer laptops like the Surface Laptop Go three and the Surface Laptop Studio 2. What stol

TikTok Fined: Europe Privacy Breach #1692
September 18, 2023

European regulators have issued a hefty $368 million fine to TikTok for failing to safeguard childrens privacy. This marks the first instance of the renowned video-sharing app facing penalties for vi

Rubio Breaks US Orbit Record #1691
September 14, 2023

American astronaut Frank Rubio has surpassed the previous US record for the most extended stay in orbit, marking over 355 days aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Initially scheduled for a s

FAA Delays Musk’s Starship Launch #1690
September 07, 2023

Elon Musk has announced that the next fully stacked SpaceX Starship is ready to launch. However, the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) hasnt approved it yet. The FAA is awaiting SpaceX to implement co

Open AI Starts Court Battle #1689
August 31, 2023

OpenAI has thrown its first counterpunches in the upcoming court battles it faces over the use of data it scrapped to build a LLM. The stakes are high, these cases will be ongoing worldwide for next f

HP Accused of Bricking Scanners #1688
August 17, 2023

HP Once Again Screws Consumers. In a scandalous twist, HP faces heavy criticism for allegedly bricking the scanner functions on their multifunction printers when the ink runs low. In a recent legal ba

Stranded Astronauts Set to Return #1687
August 14, 2023

Lead Story: The Geek News Central Podcast lead story, three American and two Russian astronauts stranded on the International Space Station (ISS) for almost a year are preparing to return to Earth. Th

Google’s Enhances Online Safety Tools #1686
August 07, 2023

Todays Lead Story: Google is introducing enhanced online safety and privacy tool. Theyve improved the Results about you tool, which alerts users when their personal contact info appears on Google

IRS Transitions to Paperless Tax Filing #1685
August 03, 2023

From 2024, US taxpayers will transition to a completely paperless tax filing system with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Expected to reach full paperless processing by 2025, this initiative will s

SEC Wanted Coinbase Crypto Delistings #1684
July 31, 2023

The SEC asked Coinbase to halt trading of all cryptocurrencies except bitcoin before suing them, indicating the agency wants to assert broader authority over crypto. Coinbases CEO said complying woul